Blockchain & Cloud: New Technology Patterns

Blockchain is one of the most disruptive innovations since the advent of the internet, fundamentally changing business and finance. With far-reaching implications beyond technology and commerce, blockchain networks will be used as worldwide resources for critical learning, buildout, and governance.

JOIN US to discover how you can apply blockchain to your work. Learn about leading experts and practitioners who are prototyping and producing blockchain networks across sectors. Gain the tools to assess how blockchain technology could impact your business processes and determine how to measure your appetite for risk, plan for adoption, and evaluate outcomes.

Featured Speaker:

Gurvinder Ahluwalia

Founder & CEO Digital Twin Labs


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Workshop Outline

December 15, 2017


  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.        Registration and Networking

  • 8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.        Welcome and Overview

  • 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.      Session 1: Introduction

  • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Break and Networking

  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.    Session 2: Blockchain Use Cases and Differentiation

  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.      Lunch and Networking

  • 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.        Session 3: Practitioner Landscape and Lessons

  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.        Breakout Session

  • 3:30p.m. - 4:45 p.m.         Session 4: The Roadmapping

  • 4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.        Wrap Up and Remarks

Learner Outcomes

Workshop Highlights

Our keynote presentation and break-out session will investigate innovation and implementation considerations to apply blockchain technology to your work, from the viewpoints of both technology and business.

Technology Topics

  • Blockchain, Cloud, Virtualization, IoT, Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning – The knitting of modern technologies
  • Cryptocurrencies and how blockchain is different from bitcoin
  • Landscape of blockchain platform and choices
  • Development practices and tooling
  • Consensus protocols and what role they play in blockchain
  • What are digital tokens and their role
  • Security and privacy
  • How you create your own roadmap and start experimentation

Business Topics

  • Economics of transactions
  • Business differentiation unique from this technology
  • Consensus protocols and their role in blockchain marketplaces and fairness
  • Digitization and blockchain – what is the relationship
  • Decentralized governance and participant incentives
  • How you create your own roadmap and start experimentation

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